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Top Hotels in Greece

Acqua Vatos

Tucked away on a side street in Kamari, close to the beach, this hotel is notedfor its ... more

Kamari , Santorini
Tags: family | budget

Overlooking the caldera in Thira, this aristocratic hideaway occupies a mix ofvernacular and ... more

Overlooking the caldera
Thira , Santorini
Tags: luxury | views | expensive
Akti Gennimata

Once an Italian sea captain’s mansion, this historic 1895 neoclassic hotel is a ... more

Akti Gennimata
Gialos , Symi
Tags: historic | waterfront | rooftop lounge
Astarte Suites

In the peaceful and relatively undeveloped village of Akrotiri, Astarte affords views across the ... more

Overlooking the caldera
Akrotiri , Santorini
Tags: luxury | trendy | views | expensive
Astir Palace Resort

On a private pine-scented peninsula, 16 miles from the city center (served bycomplimentary hotel ... more

Apollonos 40
Vouliagmeni , 011-30-210-890-2000
Tags: luxury | spa | beach | smart splurge | views | expensive | romance | swimming pool
Avli Lounge Apartments

Down a cobbled alley, in the preserved old town of Rethymno, visitors can finda place that's ... more

Xanthoudidou 22 (at Radamanthios)
Rethymno , Crete
Tags: moderate | smart splurge | all-suite | views | smart luxury winner
Belvedere Hotel

Popular among rock-stars, celebs, and the cooler-than-thou set, this boutiquehotel is the ... more

Kato Mili
Chora , Mykonos
Tags: luxury | smart splurge | trendy | expensive | jim's pick
Casa Leone

This 15th-century building, which occupies a prime position overlooking Hania's old town harbor, ... more

Theotokopoulou 18
Crete , 011-30-28210-76762
Tags: moderate | views | history | boutique hotel | great location
Cavo Tagoo

Expect trendy, cliffside comfort at the recently revamped Cavo Tagoo. The newlook incorporates ... more

Chora , Mykonos
Tags: luxury | smart splurge | trendy | expensive | boutique hotel | jim's pick

Unusual for Santorini, this stylish design hotel features 26 cavernous roomsand suites decorated ... more

A couple miles north of Thira at one of the highest points above the caldera
Imerovigli , Santorini
Tags: luxury | trendy | expensive
Delfini Villas

Overlooking the caldera in Oia, this friendly establishment has six doublerooms, two apartments ... more

Overlooking the caldera
Oia , Santorini
011-30-22860 71600
Tags: family | budget | great value
Electra Palace

Ideally located in Plaka, the peaceful Electra Palace has 135 rooms and 20suites, all decorated ... more

Nikodimou 18-20
Athens , 011-30-210-337-0000
Tags: luxury | views | expensive | romance | swimming pool | rooftop lounge
Elounda Gulf Villas

The intimate, virtuoso property provides everything you need for atop-of-the-line stay. There ... more

Crete , 011-30-28102-27132
Tags: luxury | smart splurge | trendy | expensive | boutique hotel | great location | modern
Elounda Mare Hotel

Upmarket Elounda Mare is a member of the respected Relais & Chateaux hotel group. Their 215 ... more

Crete , 011-30-28410-41102
Tags: luxury | family | smart splurge | expensive | great location | modern
Enigma Apartments & Suites

Composed of vibrant apartments and studios that feel nothing like hotel rooms,Enigma's various ... more

Fira , Santorini
Tags: moderate | all-suite | views | great value | smart luxury winner
Esperas Traditional Houses

Occupying former cave dwellings built in traditional Santorini style, Esperasoffers 17 rooms and ... more

On the road down towards Ammoudi beach
Oia , Santorini
Tags: moderate | trendy

Situated in Monastiraki, close to the bustling Central Market, this slickdesign hotel has 133 ... more

Sophocleous 26 and Klisthenous
Athens , 011-30-210-524-8511
Tags: moderate | design | trendy | views | rooftop lounge
GDM Megaron Luxury Hotel

A historic landmark of Iraklio built in 1920, the GDM Megaron was converted into a luxury hotel ... more

Iraklio , Crete
Tags: luxury | moderate | historic | landmark | great value
Grande Bretagne

This historic hotel opened in 1874, and stands adjacent to the Greek Parliamenton Syntagma ... more

Constitution Square
Athens , 011-30-210-333-0000
Tags: luxury | spa | historic | views | expensive | romance | swimming pool | rooftop lounge
Hotel Archontiko Angelou

A romantic 19th-century Italian villa known for its decadent homemade morning meals, Hotel ... more

Alinda , Leros
Tags: moderate | villa | breakfast included
Hotel Armonia

This informal, Matala-based hotel is ideal for families with kids in search of a peaceful ... more

Crete , 011-30-28920-45735
Tags: family | budget | great value | great location
Hotel Atlantis

Overlooking the caldera in Thira, away from the bustle but within walking distance of ... more

Overlooking the caldera
Thira , Santorini
Tags: senior | moderate | views
Hotel Philippos

Ideally located in a safe and peaceful residential area just a couple of blocksfrom the New ... more

Mitseon 3
Athens , 011-30-210-922-3611
Tags: budget | views | quiet
Hotel Plaka

Partially refurbished in early 2010, this 3-star hotel has 67 smart,comfortable rooms with pine ... more

Kapnikareas 7 and Mitropoleos
Athens , 011-30-210-322-2706
Tags: budget | business | views | rooftop lounge
Melenos Lindos

Myth meets modern day at this village-style haven. The mansion cum-hotel features 12 suites, ... more

Lindos , Rhodes
Tags: luxury | architecture | smart splurge | all-suite | gardens
Melian Hotel & Spa

Nestled in the fishing village of Pollonia, this boutique-style hotel and spa sits on the ... more

Anestis Anestis
Pollonia , Milos
Tags: luxury | spa | great value | boutique hotel | wi-fi

On the east coast near Kamari, this hotel reopened in summer 2008 following anextensive ... more

2 miles north of Kamari
Monolithos , Santorini
Tags: family | budget
Minos Beach Art 'Otel

Set in lovely gardens, a 10-minute walk from the center of Agios Nikolaos, this smart beachfront ... more

Agios Nikolaos
Crete , 011-30-28410-22345
Tags: luxury | trendy | expensive | great location
Mythos Suites Hotel

In Rethymno's old town, this 16th-century Venetian building is now a boutique hotel with seven ... more

12 Karaoli Square
Crete , 011-30-28310-53917
Tags: moderate | history | boutique hotel | great location
NEW Hotel

Opened in July 2011, this funky design hotel is the work of Brazilian interiordesigners the ... more

Filellinon 16
Athens , 011-30-210-628-4400
Tags: new | moderate | design | trendy | rooftop lounge
Niriedes Hotel

Watch bikini-clad beach goers and the beautiful ocean from Niriedes Hotel,built in traditional ... more

Sifnos , 011-30-22840-71530
Tags: gallery | moderate | art | fireplace | jacuzzi
O&B Athens Boutique Hotel

With just 22 rooms and suites, this delightful boutique hotel is known for itsfriendly staff and ... more

Leokoriou 7
Athens , 011-30-210-331-2940
Tags: moderate | design | trendy | boutique hotel
Ostraco Suites

Twenty-four bold, colorfully-designed rooms are scattered throughout five stylish, intimate ... more

Chora , Mykonos
Tags: luxury | trendy | expensive | great value | boutique hotel
Patriarca Boutique Hotel

A lovely bit of history lies in this tiny boutique hotel.  Restored from ruins by three ... more

Sifnos , 011-30-22840-32400
Tags: moderate | historic | great value | boutique hotel | funky | wi-fi

Best known for its stunning infinity pool, Perivolas occupies a beautifullyrestored group of ... more

Overlooking the caldera
Oia , Santorini
Tags: luxury | smart splurge | trendy | views | expensive | swimming pool
Petra Hotel

This boutique hotel comes with 12 rooms and suites, and is situated just a two-minute stroll ... more

Grikos , Patmos
Tags: luxury | beach | moderate | views | great value | boutique hotel | wi-fi
Psarou Beach Hotel

Just steps from one of the island’s most happening beaches, this 25-room, family-owned ... more

Psarou Beach , Mykonos
Tags: budget
Rochari Hotel

Right in the middle of the Chora action, this little, family-owned hotel hasattractive rooms ... more

Chora , Mykonos
Tags: moderate | great value | jim's pick
San Marco Hotel

The San Marco Hotel offers Mykonos as it was meant to be – with a relaxedand kid-friendly ... more

Houlakia Bay
Mykonos , 011-30-228-902-7172
Tags: family | great value | ocean views | jim's pick | smart luxury winner
Santa Marina Resort and Villas

This secluded Ornos Bay hideaway offers the ultimate white-washed, seaside retreat complete with ... more

Ornos Bay , Mykonos
Tags: luxury | family | expensive | beachfront
Semeli Hotel

Perched above Chora, this hilltop hotel features a mix of traditional andcontemporary ... more

Lakka St.
Chora , Mykonos
Tags: moderate | great value | jim's pick
Sheraton Rhodes

Formerly the Imperial Rhodes, the 401-room Sheraton Rhodes opened on May 1,2010, after an ... more

Ialyssos Avenue
Rhodes , 011-30-22410-75000
Tags: luxury | beach | moderate | swimming pool | editor pick
Villa Notos

Rest your tired traveling legs in the queen size canopied iron-frame beds at Villa Notos.  ... more

Ioannis Anestis
Adamas , Milos
Tags: moderate | secluded | quiet
Villa Rena Hotel

Located in a quiet neighborhood in Thira, just a five-minute walk from thecaldera, this peaceful ... more

Near the Folklore Museum
Thira , Santorini
Tags: family | hotel bar
Zannos Melathron

Escape the west coast crowds by retreating to the serene hilltop village ofPyrgos. Here, Relais ... more

Pyrgos , Santorini
Tags: luxury | smart splurge | views | expensive

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